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LEGAL COMMUNITY/BAR EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

As a service to our members, diversity bar associations, and other legal-affiliated organizations, the CWBA posts other community and law-related events. 

To request your event be posted on our website, please send the pertinent information including event date, time, place, registration details and costs to the CWBA at execdir@cwba.org.  The list of CWBA events may be found on our Events Calendar.



July 22, 2021 - Denver Bar Association 2021 Awards

Join us to honor our 2021 DBA Award winners.

  • Barbara Chamberlain - Award of Merit
  • Hannah Seigel Proff - Volunteer of the year
  • Matt Broderick - Young Lawyer of the year
  • Ruchi Kapoor - Young Lawyer of the year
  • Judge Theresa Spahn - Judicial Excellence
  • MVL Unbundled Legal Services Clinic - Program of the Year

Click here to register.

This event will take place in the DBA offices - for further questions please email Jessica Espinoza at jespinoza@cobar.org.


July 29, 2021 - 
Colorado Judicial Institute 


The Colorado Judicial Institute’s popular CLE program, Straight Talk with a Judge, is back in July and exploring the topic of ADR.

Why focus on ADR for a CLE taught by judges?

Courts are ordering mediation and other ADR techniques in Civil Case Management Orders (CMO) with increasing frequency and in more legal issues. Colorado courts have found that incorporating ADR techniques can resolve cases more speedily, efficiently, cost-effectively, and satisfactorily than if a court tried the case.

As always, judges teach all of our tracks, and our small class size and interactive format mean you get to ask the questions the judges are answering. All participants will receive one Ethics CLE Credit and one General CLE Credit.

Ethics Credit
All attendees will be registered in the ethics track.

General Credits
Attendees will select one track from the list to the right at registration. 


Negotiation Ethics
Judge Russell E. Carparelli, Colorado Court of Appeals (Retired)

Mediation: Maximizing Your Potential for Success in Complex Cases
Judge Robbie BarrFlorida Circuit Judge (Retired)

Tips for Preparing for and Participating in Mediation
Judge C. Scott Crabtree17th Judicial District (Retired)

Best ADR Practices
Judge Michael E. Hegarty
United States Magistrate Judge for the District of Colorado

Thursday, July 29, 2021
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LOCATION:
Online Via Zoom
Links will be sent to your registered email.
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5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.
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CLE CREDITS:
1 Ethics Credit + 1 General Credit
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REGISTRATION FEES:
CJI Members:  $60
Non – CJI Members: $75
Students and Young Professionals:  $30



August 19, 2021 - Colorado Hispanic Bar Association 

Please join the Colorado Hispanic Bar Association for an evening of cocktails, culture, and community in the Denver Botanic Gardens.

Individual tickets may be purchased for $75 for members, $100 for non-members; sponsorships may be purchased here



August 26, 2021 - 
Asian Pacific American Bar Association 

Registration link: https://apaba-colorado.org/event-4334865

Postponing, and ultimately canceling, the 2020 APABA Banquet was a difficult but necessary decision resulting from health and safety guidance and ongoing uncertainty. As disheartening as it was to cancel the 2020 APABA Banquet, we are especially excited to host the 2021 APABA Banquet on August 26, 2021 and provide a hybrid format: in-person at a spacious downtown Denver office building terrace and concurrently on a virtual platform.

For more information and to RSVP for the 2021 APABA Banquet, please click here for the link. In-person attendance will be subject to capacity, available on a first-come first serve basis (based on ticket purchase date and submission of attendee(s) information).

2020 APABA Banquet ticket holders have been contacted with a request to confirm attendance (or send questions) by July 7 to apabacolorado@gmail.com.

There's also still time (until June 30) to submit nominations for the Minoru Yasui Community Service Award and Governor Ralph Carr Award. For more information or to submit a nomination, please use the registration link.

We look forward to seeing you!


October 7, 2021 - Colorado Judicial Institute Annual Judicial Excellence Awards 



Questions?
Contact Cynthia Ophaug-Johansen at Cynthia@ColoradoJudicialInstitute.org.

October 21, 2021 - Colorado Lawyers Committee 2021 Annual Awards Luncheon



    Click here for details and registration information.



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